There’s always some strange, interesting, beautiful or fun going on here at the Acre, so I carry a camera. Just in case.
Got a Christmas Cactus from the $1 bin at the nursery in 2019 and wanted to show how nice it looked in bloom. All the camera wanted was the bear on its back
Sage Osterfeld2023-01-19T12:05:28-08:00January 19th, 2023|
Despite 10 inches of rain and freezing nights, the keyhole garden continues to defy expectations. Here are Tigerella tomato seedings sprouting in mid-January.
Sage Osterfeld2023-01-17T14:53:00-08:00January 17th, 2023|
Got the mid-winter garden blues? This is the perfect time to propagate some new plants! All you need is a milk jug, some soil, and a little patience. Here's how
Sage Osterfeld2023-01-11T15:53:12-08:00January 6th, 2023|
Jade Plants are low care, easy to grow plants you can shape into anything from elegant shrubs to weird martian trees based on how you care for them. Here's how:
Sage Osterfeld2022-12-28T13:22:26-08:00December 28th, 2022|
Keyhole gardens produce an amazing amount of food with little effort, but to keep them productive, you'll want to renew the bed every now and then. Here's how.
Sage Osterfeld2022-12-20T08:25:22-08:00December 20th, 2022|
The Toyon is a California native tree whose deep green foliage and bright red berries in December earned it the nickname "Hollywood"
Sage Osterfeld2022-12-06T13:56:49-08:00December 7th, 2022|
Picked the final batch of fresh hot peppers and split the fermenting peppers into 2 batches so I could add more to each before they go to rest for the winter.
Sage Osterfeld2022-10-19T16:15:13-07:00October 19th, 2022|
It's easy to make delicious, spicy, tangy and tasty pickles at home, the old fashioned way using this simple, but amazing 100 year old recipe
Terri Osterfeld2022-09-23T11:45:46-07:00September 23rd, 2022|
Got corn that's leftover or past it's prime? Don't throw it away! Here are 5 recipes that'll turn that old sweet corn into a delicious dish.
Terri Osterfeld2022-09-21T14:17:34-07:00September 21st, 2022|
A super easy cornbread recipe that dates back to 1903. Made with sweet corn kernels and bacon, it's sweet, moist and practically irresistible!
Got a few extra veggies but don't know what to do? Make pinchos de encurtidos (a type of tapas). Easy & delicious, they're great with cheese and charcuterie.
Visit the ChickenCam » (Tip: There are actually more ducks than chickens)
Make a live backyard or wildlife camera just like Chickencam for less than $50. It’s easy!
Live camera shot facing west toward the Pacific Ocean, which is about 5 miles away.
Camera updates every 2 minutes.
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